Sports Club Administration

If you have a Grade 10 Certificate, National Certificate (Vocational) 2, or Equivalent, this quick skills acquisition programme will prepare you in 6 months for a career in sports administration.

In this programme you will explore the business aspects of the sports industry and learn how to effectively manage a sport or fitness organisation. You will gain knowledge of essential business principles, such as the importance of a sports club constitution, the roles of office bearers, and strategies for recruiting and managing members. The programme is designed to make the world of sports club administration accessible and help you develop the skills needed to succeed in this industry.

Sports Club Administration


6 Months (full-time)/1 Year (part-time)

Entry Requirements

Grade 10 Certificate; or National Certificate (Vocational) 2; or equivalent qualification OR alternatively Learners can apply for RPL entry into the programme from the Academic Committee at Boston Head Office.

This programme is offered by Boston City Campus in the distance mode of education with support provided at Learner Support Centres. Apply to register at any Boston City Campus Learner Support Centre nationwide.

All modules are compulsory and must be passed.

Ito RPL, on successful completion the Learner may apply for admission to a Boston Short Learning Programme or an Occupational Qualification which has a Grade 11 Certificate or equivalent certification as the entry requirement.

Each submission is individually evaluated, hence neither admission nor advanced placement is assured.

  • Windows*
  • Word Processing*
  • Spreadsheets*
  • Club Management and Administration*
  • Sports Marketing and Sponsorship*
  • Sociology of Sport*
  • Sports Medicine and Injuries*

*Formative Assessments are undertaken and the highest grade achieved in Formative Assessment is retained. The final grade is based on the Summative Assessment only. A maximum of one (1) additional supplementary assessment opportunity is provided for the Summative Assessment, which will be charged for.

Interest in Sport | Enthusiastic | Ability to Manage | Confidence to Make Decisions

  • Ability to operate effectively in the workplace using a number of Windows-based end-user applications
  • A full insight into the commercial sporting world
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • An understanding of administrative systems required to administer a sport or fitness organisation
  • Knowledge of sound business principles required in a sport or fitness organisation
  • Ability to understand implications of a sports club constitution
  • An understanding of the roles and functions of office bearers in a sport or fitness organisation
  • Ability to understand recruitment and management of sports club members


On successful completion the Learner will be issued a Boston Short Learning Programme Sports Club Administration